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England keep tabs on Brown fitness

2018-01-14 10:45:00, Views: 25, ClubCall

England keep tabs on Brown fitness

England are sweating over the fitness of Harlequins' Mike Brown after the full-back suffered an eye injury in the 33-28 win over Wasps.

Quins managed to edge the European Champions Cup encounter at the Ricoh Arena on Saturday but the victory came at a price with Brown suffering an injury to his eye.

Harlequins director of rugby John Kingston has admitted Brown suffered a blow and will now undergo further assessment to establish the full extent of the problem.

He said: "Mike's got a bang on the eye and was reporting slight blurred vision, so we just wanted to make sure he's all right with that. He's gone to get a check-up."

England kick-start their Six Nations campaign when they travel to Rome to face Italy on February 4.

Red Rose head coach Eddie Jones will be keeping a close eye on Brown's fitness ahead of that trip to the Eternal City.


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